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Police Blotter

On Sunday, Sept. 30 at 3:44 p.m., a theft was reported on Iron Horse Drive. Two young men were involved, the police said, and their parents were called. Public police logs did not provide details about the theft itself.

At 10:40 a.m., the police received a report from someone in the Rossi Hill neighborhood that a driver, suspected to be lost, backed up and knocked over a stop sign. Minor damage was reported to the vehicle.

At 9:41 a.m., the police were called to the vicinity of the Empire Avenue-Lowell Avenue switchback, where someone reported a person might be camping nearby. The police were told the person might be camping in a small tent along the route of the Town Lift. There might have been a campfire and a person might have been seen walking around the tent. A police officer informed an undisclosed number of people that camping is not allowed in the city limits.

A hit-and-run traffic accident was reported at 8:28 a.m. on Homestake Road. A truck was hit, the police said.

The police were called to an undisclosed location along Park Avenue at 2:17 a.m., when a hotel or other sort of lodging property apparently wanted people to quiet down. They had refused before the police were called.

At 1:42 a.m., the police received a report that a group of young men wearing striped muscle shirts were acting in a disorderly manner. They were approaching others in an attempt to start a fight, the police were told.

On Saturday, Sept. 29 at 11:34 p.m., someone reported seeing a strobe light on a mountainside, apparently overlooking Lowell Avenue. The person who contacted the police was concerned someone might be lost.

A large party was reported somewhere along Woodside Avenue at 10:55 p.m.

Someone on Creek Drive contacted the police at 9:37 p.m., reporting that a purse was stolen from inside a vehicle. The vehicle was locked, the police were told. Credit card charges had been made on a card taken with the purse, the police said.

A party with loud music was reported on a roof on Heber Avenue at 9:01 p.m.

The police were called to Larkspur Drive at 7:33 p.m. after someone reported they might have seen a parachutist crash. The police, though, said there was no evidence of a crash when officers investigated.

A baby was reported to be screaming for between 30 and 45 minutes somewhere along Park Avenue. The person drove around the neighborhood to find the source and said the crying might be coming from someone in a white van. The police were unable to find a baby in the vicinity.

A police officer handed out two cards good for food at Subway after seeing two bicyclists wearing helmets at 4:46 p.m. on the 1300 block of Sullivan Road. The cards are given out to youngsters acting in a responsible manner.

A driver was pulled over at 3:46 p.m. at the Park Avenue-Empire Avenue intersection after an officer reportedly watched the person fail to yield at a crosswalk. The driver was issued a written warning.

On Friday, Sept. 28 at 3:07 p.m., someone was seen driving through landscaping at an address on Sterling Drive, damaging the property. It appeared from public police logs the person might have been driving a lawnmower or other sort of landscaping machine.

A natural-gas leak was reported somewhere along Empire Avenue at 10:10 a.m.

The police received a complaint of a fire at a house or other structure, possibly on Marsac Avenue, at 9:47 a.m. The police were told smoke was visible. The police said the smoke came from a fireplace.

On Thursday, Sept. 27, a Treasure Mountain Junior High student at 2:30 p.m. was reported to be skipping classes. Another truancy case was reported at the school at 1:05 p.m.

At 6:06 a.m., a man was seen sleeping inside the Old Town transit center.

On Wednesday, Sept. 26 at 12:18 p.m., graffiti was found somewhere along Park Avenue. Public police logs did not provide details about the graffiti, the location or the building.

On Tuesday, Sept. 25 at 1:15 p.m., the police received a complaint that a construction crew’s vehicles left a trail of mud on Monitor Drive. The person who contacted the police said the mud could be a traffic hazard.

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